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China’s carbon count is not as high as feared

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24/08/2015

Calculations on how much carbon dioxide China produces have been wrong for more than 10 years because the official bodies that calculate it have assumed the country’s power stations burn high-quality coal. In fact, the world’s biggest polluter uses coal with a lower carbon content than power stations in Europe and the US, and so produces less carbon dioxide per tonne − around ...

Sunbelt Solar Power is price competitive with all other forms of energy generation

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27/08/2015

The US Navy is investing in what will be the largest solar farm in the world in order to provide power for 14 of its bases. The climate of Arizona, where the two earlier phases of the Mesquite solar farm are already up and running, provides 300 days of sunshine a year. And the Navy’s deal to extend the farm is the largest purchase of renewable energy ever made by a US federal government ...

Judge approves Gov. Christie`s $225M settlement with Exxon

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26/08/2015

After originally seeking $8.9 billion, New Jersey's $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil over dozens of polluted sites is a reasonable compromise considering the substantial legal risks the state faced, a judge ruled Tuesday in approving a deal that Gov. Chris Christie's administration called historic and opponents called a sell-out. The settlement ending an 11-year legal battle that spanned ...

Rotork valve actuators at hub of automated flood alleviation scheme

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27/08/2015

An extended scope contract performed by Rotork Site Services has successfully delivered full automation of a flood alleviation scheme protecting the historic town of Cardigan in West Wales. The project involved replacing unreliable actuators from another manufacturer, installing a PLC control cabinet and interfacing with the existing river level sensor and telemetry ...

Jerome Mercury Detection – Innovation Across the Globe

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26/08/2015

Arizona Instrument’s line of Jerome® toxic gas analyzers is designed to provide accurate and reliable data in compact, rugged and easy to use packages. Our patented gold film sensor technology in particular is referenced in countless other patents dealing with mercury waste and removal, just some of which are listed below. Jerome is a trusted standard when it comes to ...

Geovariances is at Global 2015 from 21 to 24 September

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26/08/2015

Stop by our booth #11, come with your questions and ask for your demo of Kartotrak, our software solution for contaminated site characterization. You will find out how Kartotrak can help you to better identify and manage risks related to site remediation. We'll also be delighted to present you our global training program as well as the range of services Geovariances can offer, from ...

Global Waste to Energy (WtE) plant market remains strong

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25/08/2015

The current edition of ecoprog’s Waste-to-Energy (WtE) study is published in the light of more active waste incineration plants than ever and more facilities under construction than ever. Forecasts have improved especially for the national WtE markets in India, Thailand and Australia. At the same time, the technology market in Europe is recovering slowly. Today, more than 2,200 waste ...

Investigation: EPA, state underestimated spill potential

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27/08/2015

Federal and state regulators underestimated the potential for a toxic blowout from a Colorado mine, despite warnings more than a year earlier that a large-volume spill of wastewater was possible, an internal government investigation released Wednesday found. The regulators wrongly concluded there was little or no pressure from the millions of gallons of water trapped inside the inactive Gold ...

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